Basic Food Hygiene Awareness for Food Handlers Course (FS04)

This 4-hour basic-level course provides a brief overview of the Food Safety practices and hygiene requirements for food handling premises.

Basic Food Hygiene Awareness for Food Handlers Course

Our Classroom Options

Option 1

Online Self-paced Training

Duration: 4 hours

Convenient, budget-friendly option. Start any time and finish it at your own pace. The certificate is automatically available immediately after completion.


Option 2

Virtual Classroom Training

Duration: 4 hours

Join our next instructor-led virtual classroom via Zoom. You can contact us by visiting the link below for available dates, pricing and/or registration.


Option 3

Physical Classroom Training

Duration: 4 hours

Our physical classrooms are based on demand and ideal for companies interested in onsite in-house training. Please note a minimum classroom size applies. Visit the link below to get in touch with us.


Course Information

Course Introduction

This 4-hour basic-level course provides a brief overview of the Food Safety practices and hygiene requirements for food handling premises.

The course is designed as a cost-effective option for induction or yearly refresher Food Safety training.

Who Should Attend?

The following people will benefit from attending this course:

  • All food handlers not in key positions in need of basic Food Safety induction or yearly refresher training
  • All persons in key positions in need of basic Food Safety yearly refresher training (this course is not recommended as induction training for persons in key positions)

Minimum Prerequisite Requirements


Course Outline

  • Introduction to Food Safety, Food Quality and Food Safety Hazards
  • Temperature Control and Management
  • Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Basic Steps to Prevent Cross-contamination
  • Maintenance of Equipment
  • Pest Control
  • Waste Control
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Personal Hygiene, Grooming, Health, Behaviour and Clothing Requirements
  • Cleaning and Sanitising
  • Requirements for Food Storage Containers and Packaging Materials
  • Regular Assessments

Course Benefits

How will this course benefit the learner?

  • The learner should have a better understanding of the very basic Food Safety and hygiene requirements for food premises after successful completion.
  • The learner will receive a certificate of achievement. A course pass rate of 70% is required to receive a course certificate.
  • The learner will be assessed to determine competency.
  • This course is presented by our industry and subject matter experts.

Upcoming Virtual Classroom Training Events

Bookings 2 weeks in advance is essential. Please note we also offer on-demand virtual and physical classroom training for this course. Tell us about your preferences in the contact form below and we will be in touch to make the necessary arrangements.

Venue: Virtual via Zoom

Time: 09:00 am to 01:00 pm (Timezone UTC/GMT +2 hours)

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